The elderly man suffering from dementia who walked away from a community home in Calloway County has been found safe.
Kentucky State Police say 77-year old George Vernot was located in Louisville, where he was said to be doing fine.
Vernot drove away from Brown Grove Community Home Monday afternoon and officials there became worried when they didn’t hear from him for several hours.
A Cadiz man is fighting for his life at a Nashville hospital after a wreck in Trigg County Monday evening.
A news release from Kentucky State Police says the incident happened around 8:10 near the eastern edge of the Cadiz city limits on US 68-80. Preliminary investigation by KSP determined 20-year old Nicholas Wiseman of Cadiz had been eastbound on 68 when he struck a deer.
Wiseman’s vehicle became disabled and 47-year old Scotty Gray of Cadiz stopped to assist in getting the pickup off the road.
Approaching from behind in a tractor-trailer was 50-year old Mohamed Mohamud of Missouri, who was not able to stop in time to avoid hitting Wiseman’s disabled pickup, pushing it into Gray’s vehicle. Wiseman had been standing near his pickup and was struck by a vehicle during the wreck.
Gray had been in his vehicle wearing a seat belt and was taken by ambulance to Trigg County Hospital before being flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for life-threatening injuries. Wiseman was taken to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for serious injuries.
Mohamud went uninjured in the incident. The investigation continues by Kentucky State Police.
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A two-vehicle wreck in Graves County yesterday claimed the life of a Mayfield woman.
A news release from Kentucky State Police says the incident happened around 5pm at the intersection of Kentucky 464 and the 121 bypass in Mayfield. KSP says 83-year old Anna Davis of Mayfield drove into the intersection and into the path of an oncoming tractor trailer operated by 35-year old Bradley Bedwell of Benton.
Bedwell didn’t have time to stop and struck Ms. Davis’ vehicle in the driver’s side door. Ms. Davis was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead on the scene. The injury status of Bedwell isn’t stated in the news release.
Kentucky State Police is asking for the public’s help in locating an elderly man who is missing from a community home in Calloway County.
A news release says 77-year old George Vernot suffers from dementia and has not been seen since 2pm yesterday. He left Brown Grove Community Home in Calloway County driving a 2006 white Chevrolet Impala, bearing Kentucky tag 5-8-6 B-B-G.
Vernot is a white male with gray hair and brown eyes. He stands about five feet, eight inches tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds. Anyone seeing Vernot is asked to call KSP at 1-800-222-5555.